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housemaster

[hous-mas-ter, -mah-ster] /ˈhaʊsˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər/
noun
1.
a man who is in charge of a house or a dormitory in a private school for boys.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; house + master
Related forms
housemastership, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for housemaster

housemaster

/ˈhaʊsˌmɑːstə/
noun
1.
a teacher, esp in a boarding school, responsible for the pupils in his house
Derived Forms
housemistress (ˈhaʊsˌmɪstrɪs) noun:feminine
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